What does the word vat mean?

Usage examples for vat

  1. Vat ship you come on? – Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. The glass, a half- pint tumbler, was produced, and nearly filled with the execrable stuff- as guiltless of grape juice as a dyer's vat- which was poured down the throat of Mr. Jones. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English